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Electoral Wellbeing and the Health of Democracy

Due to the pandemic, an exhibition of our work at Public Space One in Iowa City had to be postponed. Scheduled to coincide with the run up to the US Election, we had planned to make illusions and installations that […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.8)

Here’s Week 8: It was the last week of this R&D process. And I approached the rehearsal with mixed feelings. There was excitement. There was a bit of sadness. There was a lot of frustration. And there was some relief […]

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Sermon – On the seventh beatitude

  Sermon – On the seventh beatitude a reconstructed pulpit normally associated with the performance of a philosophical or theological presentation, is used on this occasion as a platform, which invites the audience to individually ascend the spiral stairs and stand in view […]

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Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood a kneeler reconstructed from reclaimed pallet wood, invites the audience to perform the act of kneeling in front of a mirror. From this position the participant confronts their own reflection and words of affirmation burnt in reverse into the wooden frame of […]

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Nothing would disturb me

The second in the series of Geometric sculptures, the Icosahedron, made it’s first appearance at National Trust property Sandham Memorial Chapel this March 2020, in a group exhibition of contemporary art by CAS Artists called Saturated Space. In platonism and […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.7)

Here’s week 7: It was my first week back into the studio after the Xmas break. I was feeling so tired and drained that it felt almost impossible to do anything while being in the studio. My mind was still […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.6)

Here’s week 6: The little interruption I had the previous week proved to be quite beneficial. I approached that studio session with some clarity and more confidence about where the piece is heading. In the morning, I took some time […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.5)

Here is Week 5: Change of gear in the process. I took a break from the template I’ve been using since the first studio session and decided instead to revisit certain improvisation moments from the previous rehearsals that still resonated until […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.4bis)

This is a short improvisation on the music of Susanne Sundford. I was halfway through the R&D process for this new Solo (H.F.). I had just entered the Studio at Centre 151 and felt in the very introspective mood having […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.4)

Here’s Week 4: I entered the studio with some doubts but still willing to dive deeper into this new territory. I focused on my upper body’ movement and its constant swinging motion. It became a more and more internal process. […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.3)

Here’s Week 3   I started to move towards an unknown territory. Played with gestures, my hands and knees while asking myself more questions about the process, the ecstactic feeling I got from moving, the fine line between authentic movement […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.2)

Here’s Week 2:   “Still obsessed with “32”, the number, the questions I’m asking myself about the piece, its potential meaning, its potential direction (s). With it, I also thought about Marlene Dietrich, Barbara, the concept of Anamorphosis while spending […]

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H.F. – Visual Episode (W.1)

Here’s Week 1: “Obsessed with “32”, the number, the hours, its translation in a day, their meaning in duration and Susanne Sundford” 😉   (#dance #performance #solo #creation #improvisation #danse #danza #tanz #rehearsal #freestyle #movement #art #arte #creativeprocess #videodiary #visualjournal #susannesundford #tonnya #french #eucitizen #londoner #danceartist)

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H.F. – The Visual Diary

I started this visual diary at the end of February, as part of the creative process for a new Solo performance piece. The aim of this visual diary was to reflect on that short but intense period and to share some aspects of the process as it has flourished.

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Distant mourning – sending a prayer out to sea

Like a good autistic I’ve been in hyper-focus. Lockdown has brought a surprising clarity to my work. It’s as though my practice was made for this moment. It sounds like a strange thing to say, and it is. Other autistics […]

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Going on?

After a surreal and beautiful journey home (empty trains through an empty landscape right through France on a gorgeous spring day), I came back to confined London. Like most other people, I have a lot of unknowns to deal with, […]

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Stalled

And then, coronavirus hit. We’d been hearing the news from Italy, the few cases in a ski resort not far from Grenoble, and then it was clearly becoming established throughout France. Educational establishments were shut down in early March – […]

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Development to sudden halt

A long hiatus since my last post. Obviously, a lot has happened since then… In this post I want to talk about how I was working in the couple of weeks before confinement kicked in (on 17 March in France, […]

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Review

Still Life: Caroline Wendling at Kettle’s Yard

‘I search always for this stillness, which penetrates our fullest activity and even our sleep’ [Jim Ede] The absence of a visible kitchen at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge is a startling omission in a house which is otherwise convincingly domestic: […]

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Brighter notes and getting my teeth in

This week’s been a little better though not without its frustrations. A big step forward was that (thanks to a contact through my Airbnb hosts) I was able to meet with the guy who manages all the city’s gardeners. It […]

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Event Performance

Burned Bright

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Thought Foundation. Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2TB
  • Date:
    March 14, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Location:
    North East England
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